Bill O’Reilly on ‘A Growing Split’ in News Coverage

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By kevin Comment

Bill O’Reilly started his program last evening with his take on Howard Kurtz, CBS’ Bob Schieffer, and Sunday’s edition of “Reliable Sources,” using their conversation as a jumping off point to criticize the “mainstream media.”

“Apparently there’s a growing split about how the news is covered in this country,” O’Reilly said. “The old-guard mainstream media makes decisions based on ideology, race, and elitism. The new media, of which Fox News is a part, covers what Americans believe is important to them. That’s why we are a dominant #1, and I submit that we have far more influence than the network news does.”

O’Reilly also believes there’s a “changing of the guard as far as news flow in the USA.” Video below…

In the follow-up segment, O’Reilly and Bernie Goldberg continued the discussion, criticizing Kurtz, CNN, and some network anchors. Watch it after the jump.


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